The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 93 92
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 23 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.26% 1.13% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.39% 3.88% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 15
Median daily rate £400 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £313 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £430 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £21.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year -38.82% -10.52%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 427 695 531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.37% 29.18% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 332 225
Median daily rate £450 £390 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -1.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -41.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +25 10 - - 3
Newbury +7 5 £400 -
Maidenhead 0 2 - - 1
Bracknell +7 1 - - 3
ITIL Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 31 (100.00%) ITIL
2 19 (61.29%) Service Management
3 17 (54.84%) Telecoms
4 12 (38.71%) ITSM
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (25.81%) SLA
6 8 (25.81%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (22.58%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) Service Design
8 6 (19.35%) Public Cloud
8 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
8 6 (19.35%) eTOM
9 5 (16.13%) Project Management
9 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (16.13%) COBIT
10 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
10 3 (9.68%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (9.68%) 4G
10 3 (9.68%) 3G
10 3 (9.68%) Remedy
10 3 (9.68%) Web Services
10 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
10 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (6.45%) Web Design
11 2 (6.45%) Back Office
11 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.45%) Replication
11 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) 3G
1 3 (9.68%) 4G
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 17 (54.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Service Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Telecoms Manager
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL Service Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Junior
4 3 (9.68%) Junior Service Manager
4 3 (9.68%) OSS Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Service Design Architect
5 2 (6.45%) IT Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Process Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Remedy Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) ITIL
2 19 (61.29%) Service Management
3 12 (38.71%) ITSM
4 8 (25.81%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
5 6 (19.35%) eTOM
5 6 (19.35%) Service Design
6 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.45%) Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PMP
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) SLA
2 5 (16.13%) COBIT
2 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Remedy
2 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.45%) BMC
4 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.23%) Teradata